Have you been accused of Customs fraud? Los Angeles Customs Fraud Defense Attorney Robin R. Scroggie, founder of the law offices of Robin R. Scroggie, White Collar Criminal Defense Attorney, understands the significant penalties you may be facing, because he has successfully defended statewide and nationally importers and wholesalers in criminal customs cases for the last two decades.
Accused of Customs Violations? Protect Yourself Today – Call Rob Scroggie
Customs fraud typically refers to importing goods to the United States by the use of false, forged, or fraudulent invoices or other documents. While there are many scenarios that may have led to your investigation or arrest, there is one way you can protect yourself from life-altering consequences of a conviction: knowledgeable and powerful legal advocacy.
Founder Rob Scroggie is fully equipped to help you navigate the complex federal legal system when you have been accused of federal customs fraud. A former Assistant United States Attorney, Rob gained valuable insight and experience in fraud cases that has made him uniquely qualified to handle federal investigations and prosecutions.
In customs fraud cases, much like all fraud cases, it is vital to consult a legal professional as soon as you learn you are under investigation. The sooner you contact an attorney regarding your fraud case, the quicker you will be legally protected – avoiding arrest or even prosecution. If you have been notified by U.S. Customs of an investigation, contact Rob Scroggie immediately.
As soon as you consult Rob, he will begin building your case. In order for an individual to be convicted of Customs fraud, the United States government must be able to prove that you willfully intended to break Customs laws, whether through misclassification of goods, smuggling, illegal cargo, etc.
Rob will focus your defense on proving that your actions were neither fraudulent nor showed willfull intent to violate the law. He will work closely with Customs administrative counsel, as well as the U.S. Customs and U.S. Attorney’s Offices to negotiate the best possible outcome – ultimately helping you to avoid prosecution.
Learn more about how Rob Scroggie handles customs/import/export crimes.
Los Angeles Customs Import/Export Crimes Lawyer
If you have been charged with a Customs, import or export crime or violation, it is in your best interest to hire legal representation immediately to protect your rights and minimize consequences.
Los Angeles Import/Export Crimes Lawyer Robin R. Scroggie has extensive experience defending importers, importer of record, customs brokers, freight forwarders, operators of Foreign Trade Zones (FTZ), and other parties against a wide range of customs, import and export crimes. As your attorney, he will work thoroughly and vigorously to build an effective defense strategy on your behalf. As an accomplished litigator with a long track record of success, he is fully prepared to fight for the best possible outcomes at every step.
Before you speak to the government or the prosecution about your charges, make sure you have a strong advocate on your side. Call Rob Scroggie today.
Strong Representation From an Experienced Los Angeles Customs Import Lawyer
With more than 20 years of experience as a fraud defense attorney plus experience as a former federal prosecutor, Rob is prepared to provide a strong defense against any variety of customs and import/export crimes, including the following:
- Customs fraud
- False Customs declarations
- Customs smuggling
- Pre-indictment investigations
- Trademark Infringement
- Money laundering
- Currency structuring
- False statements to government official
- Accusations of misleading or false statements to Homeland Security Investigations (ICE) Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (BICE)
- Importing prohibited or regulated goods
- Import duty tax issues
- Anti-dumping duty issues
- Child protection law issues (for toys)
- Embargo offenses
- Foreign trade zone investigations
- Customs broker investigations
- Freight forwarder investigations
- LDP investigations
- Importer investigations
- Customs Laboratory issues
Those accused of these crimes can face civil and criminal charges, as well as parallel proceedings with BICE if applicable. As your attorney, Rob can skillfully assist with any civil and criminal accusations, and work in tandem with administrative law attorneys to resolve BIC issues.
Call Today for a Free Initial Consultation
To schedule a free initial consultation with an experienced Southern California customs violations attorney call Rob Scroggie today at 213-620-9576 or to send an e-mail, please complete and submit the online form on this website. Interpreter services are available, if needed.